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Off-Broadway's DISASTER! Plays Final Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

DISASTER!, the 1970s disaster movie musical comedy, will play its final performance Off-Broadway tonight, April 11th, after a smash six-month run at the St. Luke's Theatre (308 W. 46th Street). Disaster! began previews on October 14th, 2013 and opened to critical acclaim on November 4th, 2013. The musical, which performs in repertory with other productions at the St. Luke's Theatre, will have played 11 previews and 86 performances at the time of its closing. (more...)

Off-Broadway's DISASTER! to Play Final Performance on 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

DISASTER!, the 1970s disaster movie musical comedy, will play its final performance Off-Broadway on Friday, April 11th, after a smash six-month run at the St. Luke's Theatre (308 W. 46th Street). DISASTER! began previews on October 14th, 2013 and opened to critical acclaim on November 4th, 2013. The musical, which performs in repertory with other productions at the St. Luke's Theatre, will have played 11 previews and 86 performances at the time of its closing. (more...)

BWW Interviews: JINKX MONSOON Takes Over the Holidays in Seattle!
by Jay Irwin - Dec 07, 2013

It seems everything is coming up Jinkx lately. What with winning "RuPaul's Drag Race", a sold out run of his "Vaudevillians" show in New York, and his award winning performance of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" here in Seattle (click here for my review of last January's production), Jerick Hoffer (a.k.a. Jinkx Monsoon) has a lot to crow about. And now with three upcoming shows in December (including a remount of the aforementioned "Hedwig"), it seems Jinkx is taking over the Holidays as well. I recently had a conversation with Jerick in between his many rehearsals to see how his whirlwind life has been going since the win. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Mar 03, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 3, 2013 - Sunday, March 3, 2013. (more...)

Joan Rivers, Parker Posey and More Set for HIP HIP HOORAY: A BONE-A-FIT FOR JACKIE BEAT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2013

Legendary drag entertainer Jackie Beat is known for her bigger-than-life talent and her ballsy and blustery persona, but it turns out she managed to make a few friends along the road to her bilious stardom. Beat, who has no health insurance, needs to have both hips replaced, and faces a hospital bill of up to $50,000. Time for a benefit! Joan Rivers, Debbie Harry, Parker Posey, Fred Schneider, and a gaggle of downtown performers are joining Jackie onstage for HIP HIP HOORAY: A BONE-A-FIT FOR JACKIE BEAT tonight, March 3 at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32 Street. (more...)

All-Star Lineup Set for FIRST TIME FEST at Players Club, Kicking Off Today
by Movies News Desk - Mar 01, 2013

Harry Belafonte, Gay Talese, Michael Shannon and Ellen Burstyn have joined Christine Vachon, Fred Schneider, Sofia Coppola, Todd Solondz, Barbara Kopple, Scott Foundas, Eric Kohn, Emily Russo, Jenny Lumet, Darren Aronofsky, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Hal Hartley, Peter Saraf, Nancy Savoca, Amy Ryan and Martin Scorsese as participants in First Time Fest. (more...)

Martin Scorsese, Sofia Coppola and More Join Lineup for FIRST TIME FEST at Players Club, 3/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2013

Christine Vachon, Fred Schneider, Sofia Coppola, Todd Solondz, Barbara Kopple, Scott Foundas, John Anderson, Eric Kohn, Emily Russo, Jenny Lumet and Martin Scorsese have signed on to join the previously announced Darren Aronofsky, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Hal Hartley, Peter Saraf, Nancy Savoca and Amy Ryan at First Time Fest. (more...)

Harry Belafonte, Michael Shannon and More Join All-Star Lineup for FIRST TIME FEST at Players Club, 3/1-4
by Movies News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Harry Belafonte, Gay Talese, Michael Shannon and Ellen Burstyn have joined Christine Vachon, Fred Schneider, Sofia Coppola, Todd Solondz, Barbara Kopple, Scott Foundas, Eric Kohn, Emily Russo, Jenny Lumet, Darren Aronofsky, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Hal Hartley, Peter Saraf, Nancy Savoca, Amy Ryan and Martin Scorsese as participants in First Time Fest. (more...)

Martin Scorsese, Sofia Coppola and More Join Lineup for FIRST TIME FEST at Players Club, 3/1-4
by Movies News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

Christine Vachon, Fred Schneider, Sofia Coppola, Todd Solondz, Barbara Kopple, Scott Foundas, John Anderson, Eric Kohn, Emily Russo, Jenny Lumet and Martin Scorsese have signed on to join the previously announced Darren Aronofsky, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Hal Hartley, Peter Saraf, Nancy Savoca and Amy Ryan at First Time Fest. (more...)

Joan Rivers, Parker Posey and More Join HIP HIP HOORAY: A BONE-A-FIT FOR JACKIE BEAT, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2013

Legendary drag entertainer Jackie Beat is known for her bigger-than-life talent and her ballsy and blustery persona, but it turns out she managed to make a few friends along the road to her bilious stardom. Beat, who has no health insurance, needs to have both hips replaced, and faces a hospital bill of up to $50,000. Time for a benefit! Joan Rivers, Debbie Harry, Parker Posey, Fred Schneider, and a gaggle of downtown performers are joining Jackie onstage for HIP HIP HOORAY: A BONE-A-FIT FOR JACKIE BEAT on Sunday, March 3 at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32 Street. (more...)

The Second City That Never Sleeps Announces Musical and Special Guest Schedule for 24-Hour Benefit Event
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2012

The Second City has announced the Musical and Special Guest line-up for this year's "The Second City That Never Sleeps: Letters to Santa," a 24-hour benefit marathon of improvisational and music fun on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 6:00pm in The Second City e.t.c. Theatre (1608 N. Wells, 2nd Floor of Piper's Alley) through Wednesday, December 19 at 6:00pm. Proceeds benefit families from Chicago's Onward Neighborhood House. (more...)

'BUTT-CRACKER SUITE!', DISTORTED KRISTMESS, NAKED HOLIDAYS and More Set for 2012 Alternative Holiday Show Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2012

HERE Arts Center, the Laurie Beechman Theater and Times Square Arts Center have announced a New York City 2012 alternative holiday show roundup. Full details below! (more...)

'BUTT-CRACKER SUITE!', DISTORTED KRISTMESS, NAKED HOLIDAYS and More Set for 2012 Alternative Holiday Show Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

HERE Arts Center, the Laurie Beechman Theater and Times Square Arts Center have announced a New York City 2012 alternative holiday show roundup. Full details below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Everett Bradley's SUGAR RUMP FARIES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 06, 2011

Holiday coverage would not be complete without an inclusion of Everett Bradley's acclaimed ‘HOLIDELIC'. With three new music videos and a series of upcoming concerts in New York, Philadelphia, Northampton and Hudson NY, 2011 is poised to be the biggest year ever for the unique Funk extravaganza. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cinema Society & Piaget Host A Screening Of Blue Valentine - Arrivals
by Movies News Desk - Dec 13, 2010

Photos from the Cinema Society & Piaget screening of Blue Valentine at theTribeca Grand Hotel on December 13, 2010 in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cinema Society & Men's Health Host A Screening Of The Fighter
by Movies News Desk - Dec 11, 2010

Actress Zuleikha Robinson attends the Cinema Society & Men's Health screening of The Fighter To Benefit The Cinema School at The Top of The Standard on December 10, 2010 in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cinema Society & Men's Health Host A Screening Of The Fighter To Benefit The Cinema School - Arrivals
by Movies News Desk - Dec 10, 2010

Photos from the Cinema Society & Men's Health screening of The Fighter To Benefit The Cinema School at SVA Theater on December 10, 2010 in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Rockers on Broadway 2010
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 09, 2010

Broadway stars and Rock stars joined the audience to dance the night away when Rockers on Broadway returned to BB Kings Blues Club last night, November 8th. Directed by Donnie Kehr, ROCKERS ON BROADWAY-Dance Party featured some of the hottest dance tunes from Elvis to GaGa, performed by Broadway stars and the Rock stars who made them famous. The concert benefits Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Dreams Foundation, Broadway in South Africa, and The Bendheim Performing Arts Center Scholarship Fund. (more...)

The Path Fund and The Frye Company Present ROCKERS ON BROADWAY 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2010

Broadway stars and Rock stars will join the audience to dance the night away when Rockers on Broadway returns to BB Kings Blues Club on Monday, November 8th at 8pm. (more...)

The Path Fund and The Frye Company Present ROCKERS ON BROADWAY 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2010

Broadway stars and Rock stars will join the audience to dance the night away when Rockers on Broadway returns to BB Kings Blues Club on Monday, November 8th at 8pm. (more...)

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